Quick Brown Rice with Onions and Mushrooms

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“Instant or Minute Brown Rice is required if you want to make this dish for two as a quick lunch side dish. Cooked meat or tiny shrimp could also be added to make this a complete one dish meal. Cooking is a Creative Sport.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Drain the liquid from the can of mushrooms into a measuring cup and add enough additional water to make one cup.
  2. Bring the liquid to a boil in a covered sauce pan, add the instant brown rice, cover, reduce the heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. At the end of the 5 minute cooking period, remove from the heat, but DO NOT PEEK.
  4. Set aside for at least 5 more minutes to rest.
  5. While the rice is resting, saute the onions and mushrooms in the olive oil and butter.
  6. When the onions are transparent, remove from the heat, add the finished rice to the saute pan, add salt and pepper and stir.

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